Özata Shipyard starts cutting steel for new Vikanøy
The Özata Shipyard in Turkey has started cutting plates for new Norwegian seiner Vikanøy. Image: Özata Shipyard

Özata Shipyard starts cutting steel for new Vikanøy

The steel cutting ceremony marking the commencement of work on new Norwegian purse seiner/seine netter Vikanøy has taken place at the Özata Shipyard in Turkey, with the first steel cut…

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Shetland flyshooter heads home from Denmark

The Tranquility Fishing Company has taken delivery of a new 27.55 metre by 8 metre beam seine netter built at the Vestværft yard in Denmark. Tranquillity LK-63 is the company’s first newbuilding, and follows the older boat the seven co-owners started out with in 2008, and its 2010 replacement.

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New generation longliner/seine netter for Ålesund

A relaxation of the regulations concerning fishing methods, giving operators a freer choice of gear types, has made it possible for Norwegian owners Atlantic Longline to order a new vessel capable of alternating longlining and seine netting. This will be one of the most sophisticated vessels of its kind when delivered in late 2019.

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